Healthcare veteran will harness data to help clients forecast, report, and optimize risk adjustment revenue
Vital Data Technology, LLC today announced that Peter Janelle has joined the company as Director of Risk Adjustment Solutions. Peter brings a decade of experience working with health plans as they developed and implemented their risk adjustment strategies and programs. His expertise in health plan operations and risk adjustment programs and extensive knowledge of Medicare Advantage finance, including risk adjustment, Star, value-based arrangements, and healthcare economics will drive value both for Vital Data Technology and its clients.
“Vital Data Technology is a demonstrated leader in using unconventional data and artificial intelligence and transforming it into risk-management solutions,” Mr. Janelle said. “I am thrilled to be part of a company whose thoughtful, skilled data science team nurtures customer relationships and exceeds expectations at every turn.”
Peter joins Vital Data Technology after a successful stint at UCare, a non-profit health plan serving Minnesota and Wisconsin. As Associate Director of Risk Adjustment, Revenue, and Encounters, Peter led interdepartmental teams charged with optimizing Risk Adjustment revenue across all UCare’s insurance products. He identified strategies to improve revenue accuracy while ensuring member risk scores aligned with business, product, and compliance targets. Previously, he spent eight years as Manager of Healthcare Economics for UnitedHealth Group.
“Peter will lead the continued development and vision of the Vital Data Technology Risk Adjustment product offering. He will be working with customers and prospects gathering input for the development of leading-edge AI tools that will assist our value-based care payers to align stakeholder goals and enable the implementation of accurate, holistic, data-informed risk-adjustment initiatives,” noted Matt D’Ambrosia, President and Chief Executive Officer of Vital Data Technology. “His addition creates value for our clients by helping them make better decisions and streamline operations.”
Mr. Janelle graduated with a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.